Herman Rollin Marlowe

January 24, 1937June 15, 2018

Herman “Bruce” Rollin Marlowe, age 81, of Jonesboro, GA was called home to be with the Lord on June 15, 2018.

Bruce was born in the year 1937 in Salisbury N.C. to the late Henry and Pearline Marlowe. He was one of 2 children.

Bruce proudly served his country for 6 years in the United Stated Air Force where he was honorably discharged.

In 1956, he married the late Alice Marlowe but divorced many years later.

Bruce retired from Delta Airlines where he was an Uninterruptible Power Systems Specialist and Locksmith at the time of retirement.

At the time of Bruce Marlowe's passing, he resided in Forsyth, Ga. with his girlfriend of 17 years, Frankie Chance.

Bruce was a man of many talents and full of wisdom. He instilled life lessons on you without you knowing you were being taught. Bruce was a very hardworking man and believed that everything you have in life should be earned and not given. You get out of life what you put into life. He was always willing to be a helping hand to others or offer up words of wisdom when needed. He loved his late brother Jerry Marlowe, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren so deeply and the pure joy and love always showed on his face when they were around. Bruce was also a man of God that put all his faith and trusts in Him. He prayed every morning and night for his family and friends.

Bruce is survived by 3 out of his 5 children; Bryant S. Marlowe of Jonesboro, GA, Kim R. Marlowe of Jonesboro, GA and Candace D. Overstreet; 7-grandchildren and 8-great grandchildren.

Bruce’s family will receive friends on Friday, June 22, 2018 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Tara Garden Chapel – 681 North Avenue – Jonesboro, GA 30236. (770) 471-7171.

Graveside Services for Herman “Bruce” Rollin Marlowe will be held on Friday, June 22, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens – 5755 Mallory Road – College Park, GA 30349. (770) 964-7871.

Tara Garden Chapel has been entrusted with the arrangements.


  • Visitation Friday, June 22, 2018
  • Graveside Service Friday, June 22, 2018
  • Prayer Service Monday, July 2, 2018

Herman Rollin Marlowe

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Andrea White

June 26, 2018

My sympathies to your family. Please know that you are not alone in your grief. Seek the comfort from supportive ones around you and keep all your memories alive. Read the encouraging words from above. Revelations 21:3,4

Linda Watson

June 22, 2018

Bruce, loved you so much, thank you for loving my sister and supporting her for the last seventeen years, loved you more than a brother, you have been a wonderful brother, friend and mentor, love you more than anyone could believe!